Percutaneous single-site cannulation for acute right-sided support

Mahim Malik, Ahmet Kilic, Bryan A. Whitson

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Right ventricular failure is a challenging problem after left ventricular assist device implantation, leading to considerable morbidity and mortality. When inotropic support is no longer adequate, a temporary right ventricular assist device is needed that often mandates reopening of the sternotomy for implant and explant. We describe our technique to percutaneously place a right internal jugular cannula for extracorporeal support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)844-846
Number of pages3
JournalASAIO Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Mar 16 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • ECLS
  • ECMO
  • Percutaneous
  • RVAD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering


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